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A REVIEW ON THE MATERIALS USED DURING THE MUMMIFICATION PROCESSES IN ANCIENT EGYPT

@inproceedings{AbdelMaksoud2011ARO,
  title={A REVIEW ON THE MATERIALS USED DURING THE MUMMIFICATION PROCESSES IN ANCIENT EGYPT},
  author={Gomaa Abdel-Maksoud and A. Elamin},
  year={2011}
}
  • Gomaa Abdel-Maksoud, A. Elamin
  • Published 2011
  • Engineering
  • Mummification is considered one of the most important in the history of ancient Egyptian civilization. The artificial mummification process started in the Fourth Dynasty during the Old Kingdom reached its peak in the New Kingdom. This review focuses on the usage of mummification materials such as Natron salt, Coniferous resin, Mastic, Myrrh, Beeswax, Bitumen, Cassia, Onions, Lichen, Henna and Gum Arabic in ancient Egypt to determine their effectiveness in the preservation of the body. For each… CONTINUE READING
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